Steven Haywood, DDS

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Meet Steven Haywood, DDS

Dr. Haywood attended the University of Michigan where he received his undergraduate botany degree before moving on to the University of Detroit where he graduated cum laude with his dental school class of 1987. He was selected for admission to the United States Air Force advanced residency program in dentistry.

Working closely with specialists for the next five years, Dr. Haywood completed postgraduate internships in oral surgery, orthodontics, endodontics, pediatric dentistry, and oral facial prosthodontics.

During this time Dr., or “Captain” Haywood, distinguished himself by serving in the Gulf War where he received a USAF Commendation medal. Dr. Haywood completed his cosmetic post-graduate training at the prestigious New York University’s Aesthetic Continuum in 1996 and 1997, studying under the world renowned Drs. Larry Rosenthal and Ross Nash. His advanced TMJ and reconstructive training is ongoing with the Peter Dawson Institute, and the renowned Dr. Jack Turbyfill.

Dr. Haywood maintains active involvement in the following:
  • Sustaining member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD)
  • International College of Oral Implantologists
  • ICOI Fellow of Implant Academy
  • American Society for Dental Anesthesia
  • American Dental Association
  • Baltimore county Dental Society executive Board

Dr. Haywood is one of the few cosmetic dentists nationwide to be selected to perform an "extreme smile makeover" on ABC. He has also been featured on WGAL/NBC and in publications such as the Baltimore Sun, Baltimore Magazine, New Beauty Magazine and in the York Daily Record for his expertise in cosmetic dentistry.

Dr. Haywood is a leader in his field, consistently FIRST in his field to provide his patients with current services and technologies. Laser smile whitening, computer assisted smile design, the current sedation dentistry techniques for patient comfort, drill-free tooth colored fillings, laser assisted cavity detection, and the latest in spa services are just a few of the important benefits his clients appreciate and enjoy in his care.

Community Involvement

His offices, since 1997, have organized and run one of the largest charitable dental outreach programs in the area. He is well known for his contributions and dedication to his community and is a proud supporter of many programs such as

  • My Brother’s Keeper
  • Head Start of York
  • New Life Center for Women
  • Catholic Charities
  • Towson Council of Churches
  • The Salvation Army
  • and others.


He has been awarded prestigious awards, such as

  • The Crown Council Mighty Casey award for work with children
  • Partners in Peace award from The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry for survivors of domestic violence
  • Honored as one of Baltimore’s Healthcare Heroes by the Maryland Daily Records
  • Named one of America’s Top Dentist by the Consumer Research Council of America

Our story is not complete. We continue to take pride in the new technologies and skills that allow us to create the most amazing smiles each and every day!

Dr. Haywood’s family resides in Parkton, Maryland where he enjoys hanging out with his sons Forrest and Stevie Jr. He also enjoys auto restoration, horticulture, and baseball.

Frequently Asked Questions

How is Dr. Haywood involved in the dental community?

Dr. Haywood maintains active involvement in the dental community as a distinguished member and fellow of several prestigious dental associations. Some of which include the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the American Dental Association, ICOI Fellow of Implant Academy, and many more. Dr. Haywood also completes continuing education and training to ensure you receive nothing less than the highest quality of care.

How can your technology benefit me?

As a leader in his field, Dr. Haywood offers state-of-the-art services and technologies to ensure greater precision and accuracy than ever before. Our office features laser smile whitening, computer assisted smile design, sedation dentistry, drill-free fillings, laser assisted cavity detection, and the latest in spa services. With our technology, you can enjoy all the benefits offered here, at our Shrewsbury office, in a comfortable, worry-free environment.

Which services does your dental practice offer?

From routine dental check-ups to natural-looking dental implants, Southern York Smile Care has a procedure that is effective and trustworthy enough for you and the entire family. Dr. Haywood provides exceptional family, general, cosmetic, restorative, and sedation dentistry services to patients in Shrewsbury and surrounding areas. Together, we’ll closely work with each patient to improve the health, longevity, and beauty of your gums and smile.

What makes your practice stand out from the rest?

At Southern York Smile Care, we’re committed to providing you with the best patient-centered care and effective treatments possible. We offer a list of comprehensive dental services that can help maintain the health and beauty of your smile. Dr. Haywood has worked closely with specialists, completing numerous post-graduate internships and advanced training programs. With experience and nationwide publications, you can trust Dr. Haywood to complete your procedure with quality, effective results.

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